Norman was appointed Chair and CEO of Leonardo in the UK on 1 September 2016. He is also Managing Director of Leonardo Electronics, a post he assumed on the formation of the division in February 2019, and in which he has responsibility for business units with revenues in excess of €4 billion. Norman leads an international team based in the UK, Italy and the USA.
In his position as Chair and CEO of Leonardo in the UK, Norman is responsible for the growth and development of the business. He also has responsibility for interaction with the UK Government, customers in the UK MoD and the Front Line Commands, in the UK Security domains, and with Unions. In the USA, he is a member of the Leonardo Electronics Inc. Board of Directors, which operates under SSA guidelines.
Norman is co-chair of the Defence Suppliers Forum alongside CEO of UK DE&S. He is a member of the Defence Growth Partnership Steering Committee, former Chairman of SBAC (now ADS) Scotland. He is also the Co-Chair of the Committee looking at encouraging Young People into Engineering, under the Sponsorship of HRH The Prince of Wales.